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The process of handling down the manners and understanding in common to a culture from one generation to the next is known as
what is the fastest-growing ethnic group in the United States
Disparities in ___________________ rates, chronic disease incidence, and access to care are prevalent among many U.S. ethnic groups
Bread is often used as a symbol in many cultures. A symbolic use of bread might be
associating it with a religious value
which term refers to the conditions, such as soil texture, minerals, drainage, source of water, and temperature, in which grapes are grown?
A one-pot dish in America would be considered a meal if it contained
meat, vegetables, and starch
cultural membership or social identity is defined by
The vicarious enojoyment of eating through reading about it or whatching food-related programs on television is known as
children learn food preferences from valued or trusted other. who has the least long-lasting influence?
a minority group moving into a larger, dominant culture and assuming the manners and values of the majority is called
an envious gaze that is believed by many to project harm on another person is called
the evil eye
what are three health habits that nearly all cultures identify as health preserving?
good diet, sufficient rest, and cleanliness
To relieve yin (too much cold), a small, burning bundle of herbs is used to restore balance of energy. what is this procedure called?
More than 80 percent of the worlds population uses ____________________ remedies to treat illnesses and optimize health.
what Is the practice in which a spoon or coin is rubbed across the skin for healing or to relieve tension called?
Sacred healers with exceptional powers among the Native American groups are called
The ancient Asian Indian system of healing is called
what is the term for addressing the experience of illness, alleviating the infirmities of the sick, and responding to the personal, familial, and social issues surrounding sickness?
the yin and yang system of dietary planning is dominant in what cultural group?
What Is the belief of the "Majority American Worldview" in regard to fate?
a belief in personal control over fate
what percentage of immigrants living in the United States are estimated to have poor English skills?
in Japan, what word follows the surname given to a married woman?
the method of confirming congruence between data collected on the target audience and proposed program goals and objectives is called
approximately how many different nonverbal gestures have been identified
in nutrition education, triangulation relates to a method of checking
"The individual is usually defined by group association" describes what type of culture?
what is the abrazo, a common greeting for Latinos?
a hug with back patting
communication in high context cultures is analogous to what expression?
read between the lines
messages that demonstrate respect for the individuality of the receiver are called
what do anthropologists speculate that the handshake, the hug, and the bow with hands pressed together all originated to demonstrate?
that a person was not carrying a weapon
Fry bread is a Native American food consisting of
wheat flour that is fried
what was the staple food source of the plains Indians?
what is the name for thick pudding made from bison suet and berries?
what is a horno?
an adobe oven
of the states, which has the highest number of resident American Indians?
When counseling Native Americans, which of the following is good advice?
recognize the diversity within Native American groups and understand the local culture
The beans of what tree were a staple in some desert regions?
Hopi Indians from what region were known for using 20 different varieties of corn?
Legend has that it that an Indian named _______________ saved the pilgrims by teaching them to grow corn
What plant product did the Ojibwas boil to prevent miscarriages?
what percentage of the diet was dependent on wild rice for the ojibwa of the plains?
according to the 2011 Canadian census, what percent of the population claim membership in no religion?
The Eastern Orthodox religion has a variety of feast days and fast days. which of the following is a fast day or period of fasting?
Eve of Theophany
which of the following is one of the five pillars of islam?
The first five books of the Hebrew bible are called the
Which religious occasion on the islamic lunar calendar is associated with a month of daytime fasting?
Mormons predominate in what state?
Why is cottage cheese associated with Shavout?
It symbolizes the curdled milk at Israelites' homes after returning late from receiving the Ten Commandments.
where did hinduism originate?
what food is the most frequently prohibited across cultures?
Researches have offered a variety of reasons for cultural prohibitions from eating certain meats. one explanation from an anthropological point of view for why hindus may have a prohibition from killing cows would be that the
cow provides more economic benefit alive than dead
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